Welcome to St George’s Episcopal Memorial Church! Our parish has been an important presence in the Bismarck community since 1880, and we continue to meet the Living God in this place today – through worship, education, outreach, and most of all, through the relationships we have created with each other.

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Join Us In Celebration of Several Candidates for Confirmation and Welcome Bishop Brian

With joy, we announce the confirmation of twelve faithful individuals within our beloved congregation. This sacred sacrament, conducted under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, signifies a profound step in their spiritual journey and commitment to their Christian faith. The Confirmation Service will occur on June 16th at 10:00 am, with Bishop Brian presiding. We…

Book Discussion Group Next’s Read

The next book for St. George’s book discussion is “Learning to Walk in the Dark“, by Barbara Brown Taylor.  We will meet on Monday, June 17th at 4 pm at St. George’s. Taylor has become increasingly uncomfortable with our tendency to associate all that is good with lightness and all that is evil and dangerous with…

Diapers / Nappies Needed

St. George’s will collect nappies- diapers! – during May in honor of Mother’s Day, for distribution to big and little people in the community who need and can use them! Bring a few or a lot any time during May. There will be a blessing for families who find their budgets stretched! Both disposable and…

Altar Flowers

We’ve been working hard recently to get altar flower sponsors lined up and we’ve had good success. We do have several open Sundays coming up though. Flowers may be sponsored in celebration of an event, (graduation, anniversary, birthday, wedding, birth) or in memory of loved ones. The current rate is $65. The church has been…

Piecemakers Quilts

On May 12th, fifteen Piecemakers quilts will be blessed and delivered to the Bismarck Elks for use at their Camp Grassick, a facility to provide fellowship and outdoor experiences to the disabled. These 15 quilts were the result of efforts by many, including two gatherings at the church for work to tie and finish the…

St. George’s Day is on April 23, 2024

Saint George is thought to have been born into a noble Christian family in the late third century in what is now modern-day Turkey. As a soldier and officer in the Roman army, he refused to denounce his faith and persecute fellow Christians leading to his martyrdom in 303 AD. Legend has told that Saint…

Church Directory Information

Please take a moment to check the draft copy of the directory before we print.  They can be found in the narthex. Help us to assure that we have correct phone numbers and emails for you and your household. Thank you.

The Good Friday Offering – Province of Jerusalem

Pray not for Arab or Jew, for Palestinian or IsraeliPray rather for ourselvesThat we may not divide them in our prayers but keep them both together in our hearts.From a prayer by a Palestinian Christian – a Living Stone “We will not forget those caught in the crossfire between warring factions in the land where…

Holy Week Services Schedule

✟ Palm Sunday, March 24th – 10:00 am – Holy Eucharist/Holy Communion✟ Wednesday, March 27th – 5:30 pm – Worship Service (Stripping of The Altar for Maundy Thursday) ✟ Good Friday, March 29th -12:00 pm – Women of The Passion & Prayer Service✟ Holy Saturday, March 30th – 7:00 pm – Annual Joint Easter Vigil…

Easter Lilies

If you would like to dedicate a lily in memory of or thanksgiving for a loved one, the cost is $25.00. Forms are available in the narthex. Complete the form and return with payment no later than March 24th.

Provisional Bishop celebrates Ash Wednesday Eucharist

Ash Wednesday service of Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist was held on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 PM. Our new Provisional Bishop Brian Thom celebrated the Eucharist. A simple soup and bread supper was shared after the service. If you have yet to meet Bishop Brian Thom (pronounced like bomb), please plan to join…

A Prayer For Peace and Forgiveness

Loving God of all the earth, we pray for those who perpetrate injustices in the Holy Land, regardless of their motives; we pray that you will change their hearts and fill them with the spirit of mercy. Teach us all the pathways of peace and forgiveness. Spirit of comfort whose glory covers the face of…

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